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Baarah Maahaa : Maagh


mwiG mjnu sMig swDUAw DUVI kir iesnwnu ]

maagh majan sang saaDhoo-aa Dhoorhee kar isnaan.

In the month of Maagh, let your cleansing bath be the dust of the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy.

hir kw nwmu iDAwie suix sBnw no kir dwnu ]

har kaa naam Dhi-aa-ay sun sabhnaa no kar daan.

Meditate and listen to the Name of the Lord, and give it to everyone.

jnm krm mlu auqrY mn qy jwiegumwnu ]

janam karam mal utrai man tay jaa-ay gumaan.

In this way, the filth of lifetimes of karma shall be removed, and egotistical pride shall vanish from your mind.

kwim kroiD n mohIAY ibnsY loBu suAwnu ]

kaam karoDh na mohee-ai binsai lobh su-aan.

Sexual desire and anger shall not seduce you, and the dog of greed shall depart.

scY mwrig clidAw ausqiq kry jhwnu ]

sachai maarag chaldi-aa ustat karay jahaan.

Those who walk on the Path of Truth shall be praised throughout the world.

ATsiT qIrQ sgl puMn jIA dieAw prvwnu ]

athsath tirath sagal punn jee-a da-i-aa parvaan.

Be kind to all beings-this is more meritorious than bathing at the sixty-eight sacred shrines of pilgrimage and the giving of charity.

ijs no dyvY dieAw kir soeI purKu sujwnu ]

jis no dayvai da-i-aa kar so-ee purakh sujaan.

That person, upon whom the Lord bestows His Mercy, is a wise person.

ijnw imilAw pRBu Awpxw nwnk iqn kurbwnu ]

jinaa mili-aa parabh aapnaa naanak tin kurbaan.

Nanak is a sacrifice to those who have merged with God.

mwiG sucy sy kWFIAih ijn pUrw guru imhrvwnu ]12]

maagh suchay say kaaNdhee-ah jin pooraa gur miharvaan. ||12||

In Maagh, they alone are known as true, unto whom the Perfect Guru is Merciful. ||12||

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